15 December 2016

The Dinner to enjoy World Premiere in Berlin

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Kaurismäki, Potter, Trueba among Berlin first wave

15 December, 2016 | By Andreas Wiseman

Aki Kaurismäki, Oren Moverman, Agnieszka Holland, Sally Potter among competition lineup.

The first 14 films have been selected for the Competition and Berlinale Special sections of the 67th Berlin International Film Festival.

Among directors with movies in competition are Aki Kaurismäki, Oren Moverman, Agnieszka Holland, Andres Veiel, and Sally Potter.

More to follow…


A teströl és a lélekröl (On Body and Soul) (Hungary)
By Ildiko Enyedi (My 20th CenturySimon the Magician)
With Géza Morcsányi, Alexandra Borbély, Zoltán Schneider
World premiere

Ana, mon amour (Romania / Germany / France)
By C?lin Peter Netzer (Child‘s PoseMaria)
With Mircea Postelnicu, Diana Cavallioti, Carmen T?nase, Adrian Titieni, Vlad Ivanov
World premiere

Beuys – Documentary (Germany)
By Andres Veiel (Black Box GermanyAddicted To ActingIf not us, Who)
World premiere

Colo (Portugal / France)
By Teresa Villaverde (The Major AgeThe MutantsTrance)
With João Pedro Vaz, Alice Albergaria Borges, Beatriz Batarda, Clara Jost
World premiere

The Dinner (USA)
By Oren Moverman (The MessengerRampart)
With Richard Gere, Laura Linney, Steve Coogan, Rebecca Hall, Chloë Sevigny
World premiere

Félicité (France / Senegal / Belgium / Germany / Lebanon)
By Alain Gomis (L’AfranceAndaluciaTey)
With Véro Tshanda Beya, Gaetan Claudia, Papi Mpaka
World premiere

The Party (United Kingdom)
By Sally Potter (Orlando, Yes, Ginger & Rosa)
With Patricia Clarkson, Bruno Ganz, Cherry Jones, Emily Mortimer, Cillian Murphy, Kristin Scott Thomas, Timothy Spall
World premiere

Pokot (Spoor) (Poland / Germany / Czech Republic / Sweden / Slovak Republic)
By Agnieszka Holland (Europa EuropaBitter HarvestIn Darkness)
With Agnieszka Mandat, Wiktor Zborowski, Miroslav Krobot, Jakub Giersza?, Patricia Volny, Borys Szyc
World premiere 

Toivon tuolla puolen (The Other Side of Hope) (Finland)
By Aki Kaurismäki (The Match Factory GirlJuha, Le Havre)
With Sakari Kuosmanen, Sherwan Haji
International premiere

Una Mujer Fantástica (Chile / Germany / USA / Spain)
By Sebastián Lelio (El Año del TigreGloria)
With Daniela Vega, Francisco Reyes, Luis Gnecco, Aline Küppenheim, Amparo Noguera
World premiere


Berlinale Special Gala at the Friedrichstadt-Palast

La Reina de España (The Queen of Spain) (Spain)
By Fernando Trueba (The Year of AwakeningBelle ÉpoqueThe Girl of Your Dreams)
With Penélope Cruz, Antonio Resines, Chino Darín, Cary Elwes, Mandy Patinkin, Neus Asensi, Ana Belén
International premiere

Le jeune Karl Marx (The Young Karl Marx) (France / Germany / Belgium)
By Raoul Peck (Sometimes In AprilMoloch TropicalFatal Assistance)
With August Diehl, Stefan Konarske, Vicky Krieps, Hannah Steele, Olivier Gourmet
World premiere

Últimos días en La Habana (Last Days in Havana) (Cuba / Spain)
By Fernando Pérez (Life Is to WhistleMadrigal)
With Jorge Martínez, Patricio Wood, Gabriela Ramos
European premiere

Berlinale Special at the Volksbühne

Acht Stunden sind kein Tag (Eight Hours Don’t Make a Day)
Federal Republic of Germany 1972 – TV series with 5 episodes
By Rainer Werner Fassbinder
With Hanna Schygulla, Gottfried John, Luise Ullrich, Werner Finck, Irm Hermann
World premiere of the restored version

Source: http://www.screendaily.com/news/kaurismki-potter-trueba-among-berlin-first-wave/5112277.article?blocktitle=LATEST-FILM-NEWS&contentID=40562